Marcellus Medina is a grandson of Juanita Pino, a son of Sofia and Rafael Medina and the husband of Elizabeth Medina. He is well known for his paintings. His style is influenced by the work of his uncle, JD Medina. His interest is to portray both spiritual and social life at Zia Pueblo. When he works on pottery, the pieces are made by Elizabeth and he paints the surface. He has won numerous awards at Santa Fe Indian Market and other events.